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North Carolina Drops Anti-Tesla Bill

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by Curt Renz, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. Curt Renz

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    The gaping, speechless and frightened look my friend the dealer gave me this week when he finally saw his first Tesla (mine), said it all. Be vigilant.
     
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    Hey Curt! I was very impressed by the Forbes article on "rent seekers" that you linked-to in investor discussions. It's full of points, the application of which should spell doom (eventually) for the status quo car dealer biz model. So if I may, Strangling Innovation: Tesla vs. 'Rent Seekers' - Forbes
    thanks, ML
     
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    Electric power to the people! Congrat's NC!
     
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    Indeed.

    It is possible that they have something bigger brewing.
     
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    It's also possible they realized that 30 NC companies supply parts for the model S. Pretty hard to encourage businesses to come to NC if they ban the products they build
     
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    Wow. What a great article!
     
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    I didn't know that. Do you have a source for that info or a list of companies? Just curious.
     
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    Congrats NC. Let's focus on VA now!
     
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    Agreed
     
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    I am happy but I am stunned that the NC legislators actually had the kahunas to change the language of the bill. Usually big government is only motivated by $$ Go Tesla!
     
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    While this is indeed great news, I'm at the point of being so cynical and skeptical when it comes to anything the current NC legislature does, I'm suspecting they have something more nefarious planned for a later session.

    Then again, as busy as the NC legislature has been in making NC the laughingstock of the south when it comes to reverting to the good ol' days (well, at least for the good ol' boys), destroying the environment, butting into local government and personal space when they proclaim they advocate for small government, etc ad nauseum, guess they have bigger fish to fry first.
     
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    Well done.
     
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    Curt, thanks for posting this and thanks to Senator Rabon.
     
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